OFWs returning from countries hit by Ebola virus need medical clearance — DOH

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on OFWs returning from countries hit by Ebola virus need medical clearance — DOH 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Department of Health (DOH) is planning to require a medical clearance from Filipinos who are returning from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, which have been struck by the deadly Ebola virus, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said on Monday.

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US grounds military ships in PHL until probe on slay of Pinoy transgender is over

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on US grounds military ships in PHL until probe on slay of Pinoy transgender is over 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Oct. 13 (PNA) -– US military vessels will not be allowed to leave the country until the investigation on the killing of a Filipino transgender has been concluded, a senior Palace adviser said on Monday.

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Phivolcs recorded 2 volcanic quakes from Mayon

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Phivolcs recorded 2 volcanic quakes from Mayon 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Monday recorded two volcanic quakes from the restive Mayon Volcano in Albay during its 24-hour observation period from 7 a.m. last Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

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MMDA implements split functions traffic management, traffic enforcement

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on MMDA implements split functions traffic management, traffic enforcement 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — To have an efficient management of traffic in the metropolis, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has separated the functions of the traffic management from the traffic enforcement.

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Recto says Malampaya fund can be tapped to solve looming power shortage

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Recto says Malampaya fund can be tapped to solve looming power shortage 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Oct. 13 (PNA) — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Monday said that they need to pass a new law before the government can tap the Malampaya funds to address the projected power deficiency next year.

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PNP to test drive patrol jeeps, motorcycle to beef up anti-criminality campaign

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on PNP to test drive patrol jeeps, motorcycle to beef up anti-criminality campaign 

MANILA, Oct. 13 – To beef up its anti-criminality campaign, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday started to drive test patrol jeeps and motorcycle which is set to purchase by the PNP.

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AFP chief told chaplains to pray for safe visit of Pope Francis

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on AFP chief told chaplains to pray for safe visit of Pope Francis 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Oct. 13 (PNA News Feature) — Firmly believing that Divine intervention will result in the successful conclusion of any tasks, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang on Monday directed all military chaplains assigned to the AFP to dedicate their daily rosary prayer for the safe visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines in January 2015.

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Release of teachers' bonuses until Nov. 2 — DepEd

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· 2 Comments 

By Jade D. Miguel

MANILA, Oct. 13 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) is releasing the 2013 Performance Based Bonus (PBB) of teachers and other DepEd employees starting this month until early November, this year.

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More flights cancelled due to bad weather in Japan

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on More flights cancelled due to bad weather in Japan 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — More flights to/from Japan cancelled Monday due to bad weather caused by typhoon "Vongfong" in southwestern Japan.

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Terminal fees integrated in airline tickets not a cause for concern for those exempted — MIAA

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Terminal fees integrated in airline tickets not a cause for concern for those exempted — MIAA 

MANILA, Oct. 13, — The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Monday clarified that the integration of terminal fees into the cost of airline tickets was not a cause for concern for those exempted.

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